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hyena_eating_2 a hyena eating what was once a sick cape buffalo...note the flies Crocuta crocuta,Geotagged,Spotted Hyena,Summer,Tanzania,africa,buffalo,eating,serengeti Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Clever little thieves they are. Posted 4 years ago
  2. Love the eye contact in this shot Posted 4 years ago
    1. thanks Posted 4 years ago

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The spotted hyena , also known as the laughing hyena or tiger wolf, is a species of hyena native to Sub-Saharan Africa. It is listed as Least Concern by the IUCN on account of its widespread range and large numbers estimated at 10,000 individuals. The species is however experiencing declines outside of protected areas due to habitat loss and poaching. The species may have originated in Asia, and once ranged throughout Europe for at least one million years until the end of the Late Pleistocene. The.. more

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Uploaded May 3, 2015. Captured Mar 17, 2015 13:19 in Mara, Tanzania.
  • PENTAX K-50
  • f/7.1
  • 1/800s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm